Quote Originally Posted by copake_ham
......with the cap on I get a speed reading of "80" which is is not 8 seconds but 1/80......
Doesn't the F3 default to 1/80 for the first 2 or 3 "shots" after the back is closed? I think it's so the shutter will NOT take 30 sec to close if the cap is on, when you would be winding a fresh roll.